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Maryland Catholics Working Against Church

Every morning, we receive media alerts about Catholic Advocate. This morning a clip arrived mentioning a “Catholic advocate” who was organizing Catholics in Baltimore for Marriage. We opened the link with the hope of encouragement about Maryland Catholics working together …

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Prayer in Defense of Marriage

God our Father, we give you thanks for the gift of marriage: the bond of life and love,and the font of the family. The love of husband and wife enriches your Church with children, fills the world with a multitude …

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U.S. Bishops Applaud Approval Of North Carolina Marriage Amendment In Face Of President Obama’s Recent Comments

Bishop Salvatore Cordileone of Oakland has joined Cardinal Dolan weighing in on the past week of activities surrounding the sanctity of marriage. In addition, Bishop Burbidge of Raleigh, North Carolina issued a statement following their amendment vote. Bishop Cordileone’s statement …

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Nancy Pelosi’s “religion compels” her to support same-sex marriage

Adding to the growing list of “There she goes again…” Nancy Pelosi misrepresents our Catholic faith while praising President Obama for his affirmation of same-sex marriage in the Oval Office on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. During the closing of her …

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House Reaffirms support for Defense of Marriage Act

Hours after President Obama’s Oval Office interview when he announced support for same-sex marriage, the House of Representatives passed an amendment that would prevent money from being used to litigate against the Defense of Marriage Act. 48% of Catholics in …

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Cardinal Dolan: President Obama’s Remarks on Marriage ‘Deeply Saddening’

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement: “President Obama’s comments today in support of the redefinition of marriage are deeply saddening. As I stated in my public letter to the President …

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President Obama’s Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy Against Teachings of Catholic Church

Catholic Advocate President Matt Smith issued the following statement in response to President Obama “affirming” he believes same-sex marriage should be legal during an interview with ABC News today: “Once again, the President is spending time advancing an anti-Catholic agenda. …

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Two Victories for Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage advocates made progress in Maine and Maryland on Thursday, January 26, 2012. Read about what happened and see how you can take action to defend marriage.

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Catholic Vote in 2012: Why Either Political Party Could Win It

On December 10, 2011, The Daily Beast/Newsweek published the following commentary written by Catholic Advocate’s leadership: Catholic Vote in 2012: Why Either Political Party Could Win It The Catholic vote is up for grabs—and more complex than ever. Deal W. …

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Duty of the Laity to Hold Officials Accountable for Same-Sex Votes in New York & Rhode Island

Last Friday night during his celebratory press conference, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D, Catholic) said, “The legacy of this state is that we’re the progressive capital of this nation…That is the power and the beauty of New York. The …

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